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  • Officials look at building a jail

    By Vinde Wells vwells@oglecounty news.com After years of discussing the need for a new jail, Ogle Co ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Exhibits entered into county fair

    By Chris Johnson cxjohnson@oglecounty news.com Passionate and excited children anxiously awaited the ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Dillehay may get new shelter soon

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comAfter several years of wrestling with a deteriorating shelter ...
    July 22, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Dogs turn out for wagging good time

    By Sarah ZunigaCorrespondentThe stands at Wiggly Field were packed with 116 dog owners and lovers an ...
    July 22, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • Whiteside, Lee-Ogle ROEs merge

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comRegional school officials and staff members have spent the la ...
    July 22, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • Dedicated volunteers provide “Lifeline” at pantry

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnson@oglecountynews.comHelping families is the goal for the dedicated volunteer ...
    July 22, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Tanks removed from former gas station

    By Chris Johnsoncxjohnson@oglecountynews.comNothing unexpected was discovered after county workers r ...
    July 22, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Site work begins for Ace store

    By Vinde Wellsvwells@oglecountynews.comOregon's new Ace Hardware store took a step forward last week ...
    July 22, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Audubon Butterfly Festival is July 25

    The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society invites all to the Elkhorn Creek Butterfly Festival on Saturday, July 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. 
    July 15, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Granny Rose plans to open K-9 Enrichment Center

    By Vinde Wells vwells@oglecountynews.com Officials at Granny Rose Animal Shelter have announced a ca ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Parents of fallen Marine work to build retreat for veterans

    By Kathleen SchultzSauk Valley MediaMarine Lance Corporal Alec Catherwood died a hero, killed in act ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Streetlight, sidewalk project progressing in Oregon

    Oregon’s new streetlight and sidewalk project is progressing, despite the wet weather obstacles from Mother Nature.
    July 15, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Bird tests positive for West Nile virus

    A dead bird found in Mt. Morris has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).  Ogle County Health D ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Help sought for viewing platform at Depot

    By Chris Johnson cxjohnson@oglecountynews.com Could a viewing stand be built at the Oregon Depot? Th ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Firefighters beat the rain for Habitat roof

    By Vinde Wells vwells@oglecountynews.com In a race against Mother Nature July 11, Mt. Morris firefig ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Ogle County's ban on E-cigarettes in public places?
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